Deepshikha Gupta: Weaving Dreams into Reality
She is one of those who dare to dream by day. Meet Deepshikha Gupta,who adeptly turns her seemingly unrealizable ideas into beautiful,inspired pieces of jewellery that have customers coming back for more. Deepshikha heads the design department at Sama, a couture jewellery firm in Mumbai, India.
A graduate in accessories designing from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Ahmedabad (India), Deepshikha didn’t start out with much of an inclination towards jewellery. Instead, she was attracted to colours and paints, and filled canvasses almost … Read More ›
Ornella Iannuzzi: Inspired by Nature and Alchemy
Born in the French Alps in 1983, Ornella’s passion for jewellery started while studying applied arts & fine arts at the Lycée Montplaisir in Valence (1999-2002). Her fascination for René Lalique’s work, during a study of the Art Nouveau period, confirmed her involvement in jewellery.
She went to the Lycee Jean Guéhenno in St Amand-Montrond where she received a solid foundation in technical skills, crafts and design (2003-2005) … Read More ››
Laura Grazioli Design: Globalisation inspires creations
Laura Grazioli says globalisation is a major influence on her award-winning designs.She has worked in jewellery design for more than a decade, and has helped important brands such as Asprey, Schreiner and Remy Laurent, as well as a number of Italian jewellery companies.
Based near Lake Garda in northern Italy, she frequently criss-crosses Europe for her commissions and to seek fresh inspiration for her designs. She is a regular visitor to museums and galleries in London and Paris, and is constantly in search of new ideas. … Read More ››
Harshad Ajoomal: Creating Collectibles & Heirlooms
Harshad Ajoomal lives and breathes style. He is a jewellery designer who blends gemstones, diamonds and a variety of metals to
create a mélange of stunning forms and colours.
Very importantly, his creations, though very high in design flair, are all very wearable.Each piece testifies to the painstaking attention paid to research, the choice of materials, detailing and finish as well as the use of cutting edge technology .. Read More ››
Rachel Galley: Enabling wearer to interact with jewellery
Rachel Galley, 26, graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in 2004 with a first class honours degree in Jewellery Design and has since worked for some of the most prestigious brands in the luxury market, including Links of London, Stephen Webster and Boodles, before setting up her own business in 2006.
Rachel, who designs from her studio in the much sought after Cockpits Arts, in Holborn, London, specialises in jewellery using contrasting colours and textures and incorporating … Read More ››
Sarah Ho for SHO: Inspired by geometric forms
Sarah Ho was born in Hong Kong in 1978. She was trained as a goldsmith at the London Metropolitan University and then graduated as a gemologist from the HRD Institute of Gemology in Antwerp, Belgium.
Established in 2006 by Sarah Ho, SHO Fine Jewellery is inspired by geometric forms, strong clean lines and stylized architectural shapes. Crafted from 18 karat gold and the finest precious and semi-precious stones, each piece is innovative and avant-garde whilst remaining … Read More ›
Fei Liu: A fusion of the best in East and West design
Fei Liu, originally from Chongqing in China, is based in the Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham, UK. He is a rising star within the jewellery industry, receiving some of the most prestigious accolades and awards. Fei was part of the elite line-up of leading designers showcasing their work at Couture 2008 in the United States.
This followed his commission to design a piece for the Platinum Guild at Basel 2008 – the world’s leading luxury goods show…Read More ››
Susan Shi: On trend with pearls
China-born Susan Shi studied drama at Beijing University and later became an actress. With a desire to explore the world of art and enhance her creativity, she went on to travel and learn more about other cultures, developing particular interest in Western culture. Using inspiration from her journeys, Susan returned to China and settled in Beijing where she took a course in gemology and jewellery design, graduating with distinction … Read More ›